A Professor of Theoretical Computer Science at the University of Edinburgh and Senior Research Fellow at IOHK. He is an ACM Fellow, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and editor-in-chief of Proceedings of the ACM for Programming Languages. He contributed to the designs of Haskell, Java, and XQuery, and is a co-author of Introduction to Functional Programming, XQuery from the Experts, and Generics and Collections in Java. He has delivered invited talks in locations ranging from Aizu to Zurich.
Saša is software developer at Aircloak, a startup developing a solution for plug-and-play privacy compliance. He has many years of experience building server systems as well as desktop applications using various languages and technologies. For the past eight years, his focus has been on building backend systems using Elixir and Erlang. He is the author of “Elixir in Action”, and occasional blogger at theerlangelist.com.
Ju was born in China, moved to Italy as a kid, grew up eating pasta, and started messing around with computers. He now lives in London and works for NoRedInk. He loves to solve hard problems and build amazing products. When he’s not doing that, he’s probably rock climbing.
A linguist by heart, and a programmer by choice,Alfonso has brought his passion for natural languages to the computing world. He is the creator of Fable, a popular F# to JS compiler, and coauthor of the book "Mastering F#". He currently works as a freelancer specialized in Azure-based cloud and web applications using F# and Fable for high productive and reliable software development.